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Cancer Research

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May 15, 2017 VARI cancer researcher elected to National Academy of Sciences

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 15, 2017) — Stephen Baylin, M.D., Director’s Scholar and professor in the Center of Epigenetics at

May 4, 2017 Research brief: Uncovering the mechanisms behind cancer metastasis

KEY TERMS Chromosomes: The X-shaped structure of a chromosome consists largely of tightly coiled DNA, which contains the genetic instruction manual. Without the packaging provided…

March 7, 2017 New drug combination targets aggressive blood cancer

Safety and efficacy of combining talazoparib with decitabine to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML) are subject of multi-site clinical trial

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 7,…

March 2, 2017 Three things to know about colorectal cancer

March marks Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to share information and raise awareness about these devastating diseases. Here are three key…

February 3, 2017 In their own words: The most exciting advances in cancer research

In honor of World Cancer Day on Saturday, we asked our scientists and collaborators a simple question—what do you think is…

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December 16, 2016 Friday explainer: What is cancer?

What is cancer? Cancer is a blanket term for more than 100 related diseases that have a core characteristic in common—unchecked…

November 29, 2016 Making pancreatic cancer treatment personal

By Brian Haab, Ph.D. Professor, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology, Van Andel Research Institute   [caption id="attachment_6168" align="alignleft" width="690"] Biomarkers define…

November 17, 2016 Van Andel Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai awarded National Cancer Institute grant for epigenomic data analysis

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 17, 2016)—Van Andel Research Institute (VARI), in collaboration with Cedars-Sinai, has received a $2.5 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer…